Jun 17, 2019
AVM 100 - Cleaning/Corrosion Control Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course encompasses cleaning and prevention of corrosion on the aircraft. Units of instruction will include identifying and selecting materials, inspecting, removing aircraft corrosion and performing aircraft cleaning.
- Identify and select cleaning materials used on aircraft
- Demonstrate caustic cleaning of aluminum structures.
- Differentiate electro-chemical from chemical cleaning.
- Identify cleaning agents for aircraft engine parts.
- Explain characteristics and use of chemical cleaners.
- Identify commonly used chemical cleaners and how they are used.
- Determine materials which may be damaged, the safety precautions and the steps in using each type of agent
- Determine when cleaning of engine parts can take place using various materials
- Describe advantages and disadvantages of blasting engine parts with: sand, walnut shells, hard shell grain, plastic pellets.
- Explain what precautions should be taken when using alkaline caustic solutions.
- Determine when each type of cleaner can be used.
- Inspect, identify, remove and treat aircraft corrosion and perform aircraft cleaning.
- Remove oil, dirt and fuel stains
- Follow steps and precautions during cleaning
- Identify intergranular and intercrystallic corrosion
- Determine control and causes of intergranular corrosion.
- List the steps for the proper removal of corrosion.
- Demonstrate protection of aluminum alloy parts.
- Apply protective coatings to such area as battery compartment and adjacent area
- Demonstrate proper rust removal.
- Maintain rubber products affected by liquids, weather and cleaning products.
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